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4314 Dervan (1979 ML3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004314
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09535122158889746 5.9901e-08  
a 2.593852720468758 1.8514e-08 AU
q 2.346525694950377 1.52e-07 AU
i 3.202112222711466 6.5498e-06 deg
node 225.6079055583987 9.1766e-05 deg
peri 21.0986473542676 9.7747e-05 deg
M 213.4380557200636 3.3406e-05 deg
tp 2457621.705244306481
(2016-Aug-21.20524431)
0.00014136 JED
period 1525.866001908296
4.18
1.6336e-05
4.473e-08
d
yr
n .2359315952709954 2.526e-09 deg/d
Q 2.84117974598714 2.0279e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1141  
   data-arc span      21281 days (58.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-10-25  
   last obs. used      2014-01-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50831  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 18:00:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.33491 AU 
 T_jup = 3.409 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO279559  

4314 Dervan           Discovered 1979 June 25 by E. F. Helin and S. J. Bus at Siding Spring.
Peter Dervan (b. 1945) is the Bren Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology. He has made distinguished contributions to bio-organic chemistry and has provided selfless service to Caltech.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

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Alternate Designations
 1979 ML3 = 1978 EF8 
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